Hello,I am sorry to hear that Buttons is having seizures. I would love to help I just have a few additional questions.Does Buttons go outside at all?Do you use flea prevention during the months that she has seizures?Is she spayed?Does she have seizures when on the medication?
Was full blood work done including checking the thyroid
She is spayed. She never goes outside- if she does it is only in our backyard for a few minutes. She isnt on any flea preventative and while on the medication she's usually ok. We just don't like drugging her everyday when she only seems to be affected two months out of the year. It's confusing :(
We assumed it has to do with an allergy to something or a poisoning of some kind but she doesn't come in contact with any insecticides or fertilizer. Due to her age we are hesitant to spend a fortune on a specialist who may not be able to provide us with any answers. We will keep her on the medication during these months and hopefully this can be avoided next year. Since its seasonal it can't be a brain tumor Right? Do you think these episodes are causing her any pain?
I completely understand not wanting to spend money on a specialist at her age. I would feel the same if she were my pet.We really do not know if the seizures cause pain. If you ask a human that has seizures they say no it is not painful and in fact they really do not even know what is going on at the time.I think trying the medication starting at least one month before the seizures normally occur would be a good start and hopefully this will reduce or even stop them
With the pattern you are seeing I would not suspect a brain tumor but I can not be 100% sure